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of cia chief david petraeus resigning, that has both parties trying to figure out what happened, who knew what and when. is this going to be a challenge, the first challenge for these two sides to get together to resolve some of these questions? >> well, i'm not sure it will because i don't think it has any partisan upshot. david petraeus is a figure that is greatly admired by republicans and democrats. i don't really think that there's going to be any way that somebody is going to be able to press an advantage on this question. there certainly are questions about the timing but i ultimately think that the issues about taxes and spending that are part of this fiscal cliff debate are going to prove far more durable and far more important. >> julia, do you agree with that or do you think that there's going to be a serious question about the timing here, who knew what, when, and did everyone learn about it the important details at the same time? >> i think he's spot on. it's not clear how much the fbi knew until very recently, whether they were actually able to conclude that there was this a
david petraeus. u.s. government official is telling cnn the affair that caused petraeus' stepdown was first revealed through an fbi investigation. suzanne kelly has more now. suzanne? >> we now know from a u.s. official it was a complaint that paula broadwell, the woman who wrote the biography of general peatry was was sending harassing e-mails to another woman that prompted the fbi to investigate. also we know from that source that the investigation led to the discovery of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus that indicated the affair. that second woman hasn't been identified and the official we spoke with didn't know the nature of that woman's relationship with the former director. but more details are coming out about the time line of events and when u.s. officials were notified of the circumstances of this investigation. senior u.s. intelligence official tells cnn the fbi informed the director of national intelligence, james clapper, about the investigation on tuesday night, election night, just as some polls were beginning to close, and that director clapper as a friend, co
david petraeus stepped down as the circumstances surrounding his resignation come pouring in, so do the questions from key lawmakers on capitol hill. i'm joined by thooe na jones. there's some pointed criticism being corrected at the fbi right now. >> that's right. this was a big topic of conversation on all the sunday shows here. a lot of forceful talk with members of congress on both sides. let's listen real quick to what new york representative peter king, a republican, had to say on "state of the union" this morning. >> the fbi director have the obligation to tell the president or the national security council at the earliest state. so it's been going on for several months, and now they are saying the fbi didn't realize until election day that general petraeus was involved. it just doesn't add up. >> so peter king, as you heard him say, he has a lot of questions. he wants to know when the investigation began and if they got a court order. a lot of questions from him. we also heard from diane feinstein who is the democrat who is the senate intelligence committee share. . she's go
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that led to the resignation of cia director general david petraeus. >> the woman who wrote the biography was sending harassing emails to another woman close to the cia director that prompted the fbi to investigate. also we know from that source that the investigation led to the discovery of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus that indicated the affair. more details are coming out about the timeline of events and when u.s. officials were notified of the circumstances of this investigation. the fbi informed the director of national intelligence james clapper about the investigation on tuesday night, election night. just as some polls were beginning to close. that director clapper as a friend, colleague, fellow officer and admirer urged petraeus to step down from his position. we know as well from that intelligence source that director clapper informed the white house about the investigation on wednesday and then on thursday the director and -- the questions now, of course, will focus on this second woman. who was she? what was the nature of her relationship with petraeus, and what more
're following. new details now. on the resignation of cia director general david petraeus. james clapper was informed tuesday evening, election night. then the president was told thursday. with also know the fbi investigation was triggered by harassing eames senl by his biographer paula broadwell to another woman close to him. >>> on a lighter note let's turn to politics and "saturday night live" for some laughs. >> i still love you merks,ameri do, but you've hurt my feelings very, very much. >> father --
in the cnn "newsroom." i'm fredricka whitfield. harassing e-mails and david petraeus was having an extramarital affair. it's part of the fbi investigation that led petraeus to resign but top lawmakers, both republicans and democrats, are demanding to know whether they were informed about that investigation in a timely fashion. cnn's athena jones has more. >> reporter: as more facts emerge about the circumstances that cost cia director david petraeus his job, so do the questions. >> i have questions about the whole matter. >> like who knew what, when about the fbi's investigation into an investigation that his biographer, paula broadwell, sent harassing e-mails to a woman close to petraeus. according to an official, it was that probe that caused the investigation of petraeus and broadwell. a phone call from the fbi came on election night. but it's unclear when the fbi probe began. >> the fbi director had the obligation to tell the president or the national security council at the earliest date. it has been going on for several month and yet now it appears that they are saying tha
up to speed on the day's headlines. new information about the surprise resignation of david petraeus because of an extramarital affair. a u.s. official tells cnn that petraeus' affair came to light because the fbi looked into a complaint that his biographer was sending harassing e-mails to another woman close to petraeus. we're told petraeus was never the target of the investigation and his communications were never compromised. >>> east coast residents, some of whom have suffered without power for 12 days, waited again today for officials to come through on big promises to end the blackouts. about 280,000 customers still without power in the region. some places not expected to return until at least tuesday. >>> we finally have a winner in florida. cnn projects president barack obama won the sunshine state and its 29 electoral votes. that's based on updated vote totals provided just before today's deadline. that boosts president obama's electoral vote to a total of 322. mitt romney got 206. 270 needed to win the white house. >>> a huge earthquake has struck myanmar just nine days bef
. here are your head lines this hour. new details in the surprise resignation of david petraeus because of an extramarital affair. u.s. officials says the affair came to light because of an e-mail investigate by the fbi sparked by a complaint of harassing e-mails apparently sent by petraeus' auto biographer. nearly 280,000 people across the region still without power. >>> back with my exclusive interview with iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. when it comes to asking him questions, there's no such thing as an easy answer, especially when it comes to the holocaust. do you believe that the holocaust happened? because many jews believe that you do not think it happened, and they have a view of you because of that. >> translator: the historic event that you spoke of, i have two questions. i had two questions for quite some time, never received an answer to either one. everywhere they allow a certain amount of research, of looking into historical events. whenever there are obstacles placed on this path, then a question mark or two will arise. why such obstacles? >> what are the questions
to the president's to do list one more thing. he needs a cia director after general david petraeus resigned admitting to an extramarital affair. joining me now is robert menendez, later chairman of the house homeland security committee. good morning, senator. it's good to see you. let me start out with the petraeus matter. do you believe that this is -- leaves a big hole in military or intelligence operations or can they carry on smoothly? >> well, mike morrell, the second in charge, i think, is an excellent individual, has the president's confidence and can carry on in the interim. i don't feel general petraeus was a tremendous asset at the cia. it's unfortunate. i respect his decision under the circumstances. in the interim i believe the agency continued to function under mr. morrell. >> what kind of holes will this leave? >> i have questions about the whole matter. first of all -- excuse me -- how something about emails went to the level of the fbi, how the fbi could have been investigating it this long, and yet, you know, general petraeus was involved, director petraeus was involved. fo
. 270 are needed to win the white house. >>> new details in the surprise resignation of david petraeus because of an affair. u.s. official says the affair came to light because of an e-mail investigation by the fbi sparked by a complaint of harassing e-mails alleged willie sent by petraeus' biographer. she spent months in afghanistan interviewing petraeus for the book. >>> to the recovery in superstorm sandy, nearly two weeks after the storm, frustration is boiling over. >> can't get lights on for my kids. i can't get power, heat, garbage pickup? >> more than 280,000 people across the region are still without power. nj will ew jersey's governor ch christie expects power to be back statewide by tonight. he says life will be back for most of new jersey come sunday. >>> top-ranked alabama lost the tonight 29-24 to 15th ranked texas a&m. an interception at the goal line in the final two minutes preserved the win for the aggies. texas a&m had led 20-0 at the end of the first quarter. >>> and the marine corps is celebrating its 237th birthday today. it was founded in 1775 by a resolution pas
. >> i'd like to see a system where it registers all voters. >> general david petraeus was a champion of his troops and we want to get back to that story now. certainly a champion. we've heard this many times of his troops in iraq and afghanistan, but we want to talk a little bit about what's happening with him. back home certainly, his wife holly became one of the leading advocates for veterans. and now their lives have certainly been turned upside down by revelations of an affair by general petraeus and his resignation as director of the cia. joining me on the phone now is lisa de-paolo. she's a journalist that's written about the general. lisa, good morning to you. first, let me ask you what you think of this news. were you surprised by it? >> i don't know of anyone who wasn't shocked by this. he's such a straight shooter, a cornball really, a very decent guy. and yet, you know, this wasn't one of those things where, you know, you knew there must be something there, and yet, you know, when you really think of it, it's not that shocking. you know, it's very mr. appalachian trail her
cia director david petraeus' extramarital affair. they want to know who in the fbi and the obama administration knew about the affair, when they knew it, and whether lawmakers were notified in a timely fashion. we'll have details at 4:00 eastern time today. >>> israel fired a warning shot into syria today after a stray mortar shell came across the border. the shell hit an israeli military post in the golden heights area. no one was injured but jerusalem has filed a complaint with u.n. forces operating in the area. >>> and closer to home, a new york resident hardest hit by superstorm sandy are getting ready to enter their third week without power or water. more than 38,000 customers remain in the dark. the storm is now to blame for 43 deaths in new york
lemon. here are your head lines this hour. new details in the surprise resignation of david petraeus because of an extramarital affair. u.s. officials says the affair came to light because of an e-mail investigate by the fbi sparked by a complaint of harassing e-mails apparently sent by petraeus' auto biographer. >>> nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy, frustration boiling over. nearly 280,000 people across the region still without power. jersey governor chris christie expects things to be back to normal for most of the nj will new jersey tomorrow. those are rur heyour headlines. i'm don lemon. see you back here at 10:00. jers. those are your headlines. i'm don lemon. see you back here at 10:00. tomo. those are your headlines. i'm don lemon. see you back here at 10:00. p. >>> a 360 special report, a battlefield at home is a window into how some charities are cashing in by exploiting the plight of veterans and who wants to help them. the charity we talk about next does a great job running the charity and paying the people that run it. for the wounded warriors they claim to help, w
general david petraeus resigned, admitting to an extramarital affair. joining me now is new jersey democrat senator robert menendez. and in new york congressman peter king who is chairman of the house homeland security committee. good morning, senator. it's good to see you. let me start out with the petraeus matter. do you believe that this leaves a big hole in military intelligence operations or can they carry on smoothly? >> well, mike morell who is the second in charge is an excellent individual, has the president's confidence and can carry on in the interim. obviously, general petraeus was a tremendous asset at the cia. it's unfortunate. i respect his decision under the circumstances. and i'm sure the president will now seek out a new cia director. but in the interim i believe the kgs can continue to function under mr. morell. >> congressman king, do you have any concerns about either the way this was handled or about any holes that this might leave? >> first of all, candy, i have questions about the whole matter. first of all, i'm wondering -- excuse me -- how something ichlg
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